Bennie Lou Dewitt

Published 12:31 pm Friday, January 30, 2015

Funeral services were held January 24, 2015, at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss, for Mrs. Bennie Lou Dewitt, age 92, who passed away on January 22 at the Prentiss Extended Care Facility. Interment followed at Antioch Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Ben James, Rev. John Barnes and Rev. Butch Harmon officiated. Pallbearers were Curtis McNeil, Todd Broome, Marty McNease, E. Ray Daniels, Mike Dewitt and Walker Dewitt.

Bennie Lou Thompson Dewitt was born on March 18, 1922, in Jefferson Davis County, MS. She was the daughter of Webb Thompson and Anna King Thompson. She worked as a homemaker. She was a member of the Prentiss Baptist Church.

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Her sister, Gracie Calhoun of Bassfield and a number of nieces and nephews survive her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Johnnie Dewitt; two brothers, Jimmy and Clyde Thompson; three sisters, Annie Mae Stamps, Hazel Pontzious and Alice Dewitt.